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Gong (Idiophone)
Gong (Idiophone)
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Gong (Idiophone)
Object
Gong (Idiophone)
Ethnic group
Fon
Origin
Benin
Material
Iron
Size
37 cm
Description
Bell shaped gong made out of iron with a square handle, and a long acoustic body.
The sound of the gong is used to summon the ancestors and gods.

To create the sound, the gong is struck with a wooden (Picture 3, by Eric Makin - Feb.2005).

Matt patina, signs of corrosion.

Price:   50,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  03-16
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